(Mediated) Social Interaction in Groups, Networks and Organizations -Conference

(Mediated) Social Interaction in Groups, Networks and Organizations, 23-25 October 2017 Bi-annual meeting of Interpersonal Communication and Social Interaction (ICSI) Division of ECREA ICSI Regional Conference is the 5th bi-annual meeting of the Interpersonal Communication and Social Interaction Division of ECREA, European Communication Research and Education Association. The preliminary conference program is published (http://www.jyu.fi/icsi2017/program), and … Continued

Value Co-Creation in Digital Era! Workshop 23 August and Webinar 24 August 2017

Workshop Time: 23 August 2017  at 9:00-16:00 Place: Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 B, Helsinki Registration:   https://elomake3.uta.fi/lomakkeet/19331/lomake.html. Participation is free of charge with limited seats available. Deadline for abstracts: We kindly invite you to submit an extended abstract (about 2000 words) by email inka.koskela@ttl.fi. The submission should contain authors’ names,  institutional affiliations and … Continued

Platform Economy and Cohesion of European Competition Policy 23 May 2017

Time: 23 May 2017 at 12:30-17:00 Venue: House of Estates, Snellmaninkatu 9–11, 00170 Helsinki Programme:  Link to the programme Registration:   Registration by 18 May 2017. The link to the registration form can be found from the conference website.    Platforms and platform economy have been topical issues in the implementation of competition policy during recent years … Continued

Turku Academic StartUps Pitching Event 20 April 2017

The event will take place in SparkUp (Tykistökatu 4, 20520 Turku) on 20th April 2017 at 12:00, register here! Turku Academic StartUps Pitching Event is an all new event hosted by Turku Science Park, University of Turku, Åbo Akademi University and Turku University of Applied Sciences in cooperation with FIBAN (Finnish Business Angels Network). The purpose … Continued

Guest lecture 11 April 2017: Professor Jay Barney

Time:  11.4.2017 at 9:15–11:30 (coffee served before the lecture) Place:  EDU1, Educarium, Assisstentinkatu 5, University of Turku Registration:  Registration link   On 11th of April the Entrepreneurship Unit has an opportunity to welcome Professor Jay Barney (University of Utah, USA) who will visit University of Turku, School of Economics. Professor Barney is best known for his … Continued

Work Up! Multicultural working life

Time 31 January 2017 at 12:00-16:00 Place Old Student House (Vanha Ylioppilastalo), Mannerheimintie 3, Helsinki Registration   before 22 January 2017 via this link   Global business environment and increased migration to Finland open up new opportunities for our society and economy to benefit from the skills and know-how of newcomers. Finnish business life can be … Continued

Digital transformation in organisations requires novel methods for research

Working Conference Technology and Organisation (ifip WG8.2 in Dublin, December 9-10, 2016) focuses on new kinds of research encounters with technology and organization. Leading scholars of the field, Karin Knorr-Cetina (Unversity of Chicago), Wanda Orlikowski (MIT) and Tim Ingold (University of Aberdeen) attend the conference. Twelve articles have been chosen for presentation, among them an … Continued

Producer Day 2016

Producer Day 2016 is a national practitioner event for producers in arts and culture. The event is organised on the 14th of November at the National Museum in Helsinki. The theme of the event is the future of work from the perspective of the self-employed. Head of the SWiPE-Consortium, Professor Anne Kovalainen, will be speaking … Continued

Boosting SME competitiveness – Help from where?

Time 15.11.2016 at 8:30 to 13:15 Place Hotel Scandic Marski, Mannerheimintie 10, 00100, Helsinki Invitation PDF here Registration By 14.11 here   Finnish competitiveness is grounded in effective, profitable and job-creating employers. In addition to the government programme and core policy, the Työelämä 2020 (Working life 2020) project challenges employers to raise their game by … Continued

Work Up! The future of crowdsourced work in Finland

When: 8.11.2016 from 12:30 to 15:00 Where: Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Runeberginkatu 2, Helsinki Registration: By 31.10.2016 here More info: Here   The sharing economy and platform mediated work are rapidly becoming more common in Finland. The phenomenon is expected to have a significant impact on firms, the labour market and to the way society … Continued